Introduction to senior fitness training

Consider this advice from the U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health for a moment: “There are 1,440 minutes in every day. Schedule 30 of them for physical activity! Regular exercise is a critical part of staying healthy. People who are active live longer and feel better. Exercise can help you maintain a … Continue reading Introduction to senior fitness training

Introduction into the benefits of exercise

Introduction into the benefits of exercise Exercise, in all of its various modes, has been the topic of numerous scientific studies and tests for over one hundred years. Recent research has targeted in on the beneficial aspects of consistent physical exercise. This research has identified physical exercise as being responsible for increasing the potential for … Continue reading Introduction into the benefits of exercise

260519 Military Press

Military press Cliff is doing a quick specific exercise warm up with this military press prior to moving up in weight. He has already used the skip rope for his overall body warm up. He generally does a minimum of forty repetitions for each exercise, not counting the warm ups. In this particular case, … Continue reading 260519 Military Press

190519 Starting a weight training program

190519 Starting a weight training program Often times a person thinks long and hard before beginning a fitness or strength program. Along the way these questions invariably arise: How do I start? Where do I begin? What do I do? What exercises should I be doing? How do I do them? Women generally ask how … Continue reading 190519 Starting a weight training program

120519 Introduction to aerobic conditioning

120519 Introduction to aerobic conditioning Aerobic conditioning is your body’s adaptations to working continuously ‘with oxygen’ or in other words ‘with air’. It is also known as cardio respiratory endurance or aerobic power. The word ‘power’ indicates a strong response to imposed conditions. Cardio work is a continuous activity that puts an increased demand on … Continue reading 120519 Introduction to aerobic conditioning

050519 Jo, practicing her balance Jo is a licensed mental health professional. She and her husband are constantly on the go. They walk, garden, and tend their lawn, shop, travel and exercise. They are fully engaged, mentally and physically, in living life to the fullest. 200419